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McHenry County Sheriff’s deputy dies after being shot in Rockford

McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Keltner, who worked as a fugitive investigator on the local U.S. Marshals task force, has died after being shot while serving a warrant at a Rockford hotel Thursday morning, the sheriff’s office confirmed. Rockford Police Department Lt. Andre Brass said that police responded at 9:15 a.m. Thursday to the Extended […]

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Firefighter injured, building destroyed after fire in sub-zero conditions in Waukegan

A firefighter was injured and several residents were displaced after a fire tore through a building in Waukegan early Monday morning amid sub-zero temperatures. The Waukegan Fire Department responded around 3:30 a.m. to 452 North Jackson Street, which is near Grand Avenue, for a structure fire. Waukegan Fire Marshal Steven Lenzi said that firefighters arrived […]